Birmingham Public Library Announces Alabama Power as 1st Presenting Sponsor of "A Novel Tasting"


Birmingham, Ala. - The Birmingham Public Library is excited to announce Alabama Power Company as the first Presenting Sponsor ($5,000) of “A Novel Tasting.” 

On Thursday, April 7, the Birmingham Public Library will host its premier “A Novel Tasting” fundraising event. This special evening will feature a tasting of wines, craft beers, and locally distilled spirits; catered food; live music; a silent auction; door prizes; “cryptic corks;” and a special VIP reception.

 “We believe reading is fundamental to the overall educational development of every young person, and we support the work and mission of the Birmingham Public Library to promote and encourage reading for everyone,” said Myla Calhoun, Vice President of Alabama Power’s Birmingham Division. “That’s why Alabama Power is a proud sponsor of this year’s “A Novel Tasting” event, which will help expand the growth of the library’s many excellent programs.”

 For details about the event, visit our website at

 For sponsorship opportunities or to donate to the silent auction, contact Catherine Frey at

Alabama Power Company offers competitive prices, reliable electricity supply, and stellar service to 1.5 million homes, businesses and industries in the southern two-thirds of Alabama. Alabama Power is a subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the nation's largest producers of energy. 

The mission of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is to provide the highest quality experience to our community for lifelong learning, cultural enrichment and enjoyment. With 18 locations, BPL is one of the largest library systems in the Southeast.